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VIDEO: Wells Lamont HydraHyde® Premium Work Gloves

We took our tried and true work glove designs, added a few tweaks, and swapped out that old water absorbing leather with our new HydraHyde® leather.  What we got is a trusted work glove with improved comfort and wear over the life of the leather.

VIDEO: My Favorite Work Gloves | Wells Lamont

A consumer video testimonial and review of Wells Lamont Nitrile Coated Work Gloves. Please send us your video testimonials. We’d love to hear from you!

Premium Leather Gloves

The Right Hide for the Right Job

At Wells Lamont, we choose our leather carefully. All work glove leather isn’t the same, and neither are all jobs. We’ve put together a quick primer illustrating the characteristics that define leather types and how they’re best used. We want to make sure your hands are always covered with the right materials for the job.

  • Cowhide COWHIDE


    • Most commonly used of the grain leathers
    • Commercially raised
    • Good abrasion resistance


    • Most used, cost effective and versatile of work glove leathers
    • High fiber density equates to high abrasion resistance and strength
  • Deerskin DEERSKIN


    • Naturally soft and flexible
    • Not commercially raised
    • Highest cost of glove leathers
    • Moderate abrasion resistance


    • Most flexible of all work glove leathers
    • Not commercially raised
    • Poor abrasion resistance
    • Ideal for insulated gloves
  • Pigskin PIGSKIN


    • Economical grain leather choice
    • Higher abrasion, puncture and water resistance than other leather
  • Goatskin GOATSKIN


    • Dense fiber structure that retains good strength for a thinner leather
    • Good tensile strength
    • Perfect for medium duty jobs

Can I buy Wells Lamont products from you direct?

Wells Lamont sells gloves to retailers for resale purposes only. Unfortunately, we do not sell directly to consumers. If you are interested in becoming a dealer of Wells Lamont gloves, please click on Dealer Site at the top of this page. If you are a consumer interested in purchasing gloves, please click on Where to Buy to your left for additional information.

How do I contact Wells Lamont Industrial?

Wells Lamont Industrial is a separate glove company specializing in safety gloves for businesses. Their website is

How do I identify the Wells Lamont style of the gloves I have?

The Wells Lamont style number is located only on the ticketing attached to the glove at the time of purchase. The tags inside the glove do not identify the specific style of glove, but instead are manufacturing location numbers.  Try browsing our Online Catalog of gloves currently produced by Wells Lamont to help you determine the style number. If you do not find your particular glove on our website, the style may have been discontinued.  Please contact our Customer Service department at if you need assistance in finding a suitable replacement.

What is your Return Policy and Warranty?

At Wells Lamont Retail, we take great pride in the quality of our products.  The quickest method for exchanging your Wells Lamont product would be to contact the Retailer where the glove or product was originally purchased.  If the retailer will not honor your request for an exchange, and the issue is something Wells Lamont would consider a defect in materials or workmanship, please contact our Customer Service department at

Please note that defects do not include damage caused by accident, improper care, negligence, normal wear and tear, or the natural breakdown of materials over extended time and use.  We stand behind our products and will always focus on your satisfaction. Thank you for your support!

Why do you discontinue certain styles of gloves?

Wells Lamont is continually introducing new products to better meet our loyal users’ needs. There are many reasons why a style may be discontinued. We are confident our product offering at any given time will meet the needs of our consumers.  Please share your feedback about your favorite glove with us at any time.  Send us a picture too!

How can my organization be considered for a glove donation or sponsorship by Wells Lamont?

Every year, Wells Lamont donates high quality gloves to a variety of local and national charities for a wide range of purposes.  We have some long-standing relationships with a few charities, but we also respond to requests in the moment.  Please feel free to submit your request for consideration to our Customer Service Department at

Where can I find more information about employment opportunities at Wells Lamont?

Please follow us on LinkedIn for information on employment opportunities.  New opportunities are typically posted on LinkedIn.

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Wells Lamont products are available at a variety of retailers across the United States.